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[Guide/Tutorial][JB 4.3+]Create Your Own Xperia Theme

26th August 2014, 02:53 AM   |  #131  
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Oh. yes you can do that.
For best results follow:
1. Create new folder inside my apktool folder.
2. Rename it to "com.google.android.googlequicksearchbox" [Or whatever app you want to theme.].
3. Go back and open android[Or any folder present there] folder and copy apktool.yml and AndroidManifext.xml .
4. Reopen your newly created folder and paste the two file you copied to this folder.
5. Open apktool.yml using notepad++[If you are a Windows PC user like me] and change "apkFileName: android.zip" to "apkFileName: yourfoldername.zip" and save.

Now when you will use apktool to recompile it you will get a .zip file instead of .apk file

And also change the package name in androidmanifest
26th August 2014, 02:55 AM   |  #132  
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And also change the package name in androidmanifest

No, These Theme zips are not actual Apps and so The AndroidManifest.xml does not contains any package name. Its a dummy AndroidManifest.xml
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Hey bR i have followed your guide step by step and added some other assets like systemui,home ,but the thing is none of them are working. Only the wallpaers are changing nothing else..One more thing i tried same theme on stock it didnt work but it worked on existenze! y so?
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Hey bR i have followed your guide step by step and added some other assets like systemui,home ,but the thing is none of them are working. Only the wallpaers are changing nothing else..One more thing i tried same theme on stock it didnt work but it worked on existenze! y so?

This i noticed aswell

Reason?

Sony stock doesnt allow own custom signed themes on4.4+ (if i recall it does)
But you can only apply a custom theme if your 4.3 rom has been patched by disabled signature verification or superuser mod.

Thats why on existenze it works and on pure stock not

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This i noticed aswell

Reason?

Sony stock doesnt allow own custom signed themes on4.4+ (if i recall it does)
But you can only apply a custom theme if your 4.3 rom has been patched by disabled signature verification or superuser mod.

Thats why on existenze it works and on pure stock not

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That's because eXistenZ has Superuser mod installed aka patched services.jar in it.. This can be used on any fw with official theme engine..
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